Distance Learning

Application Process

Occupational & Environmental Health (MPH)

In addition to the online application and official transcripts (sent from all schools attended) the
following items will be needed to complete an application. 

  • A preferred grade point average 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Three or more years of experience in health and safety, occupational or environmental health as documented by work history (resume) and stated in letters of recommendation.
  • Three letters of recommendations from individuals familiar with prior academic and/or professional performance.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores for applicants from non-English speaking nations with a minimum score of 570 on the paper-based test, 230 on the computer based test, or 88 on the internet-based test is preferred.

All materials must be sent through the online application system SOPHAS (
Any questions about the online application system (SOPHAS) can be directed to

Program Manager, Admissions 
1440 Canal Street, Suite 800 (TW-43) 
New Orleans, LA 70112

Rolling Admissions

We operate on a policy of rolling admissions, however, for adequate financial aid and distance
learning set-up support, applications for admission completed by the following dates will be given

  • August 26 for Fall enrollment
  • November 15 for Spring enrollment

For questions on applications and application deadlines, please contact:

Erica B. Geary
Direct:  504-988-3786 or 1-800-862-2122

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CAEPH, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-988-1774